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Degree: degree of comparison

Degree of comparison is an inflectional feature of some adjectives and adverbs.

Pos: positive, first degree

This is the base form that merely states a quality of something, without comparing it to qualities of others.

Examples

Cmp: comparative, second degree

The quality of one object is compared to the same quality of another object. For most adverbs, two different word forms can be used interchangeably.

Examples

Sup: superlative, third degree

The quality of one object is compared to the same quality of all other objects within a set. For most adverbs, two different word forms can be used interchangeably.

Examples

Conversion from JOS

All adjectives and adverbs with feature Degree=positive are converted to Degree=Pos, all adjectives and adverbs with feature Degree=comparative are converted to Degree=Cmp, all adjectives and adverbs with Degree=superlative are converted to Degree=Sup.


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